Wishful thinkers speak in hushed tones of the supposed history of this dilapidated roadside attraction. Tales are told of its seedy past as a ‘gentlemen’s club’ whereas the reality is much more glamorous. They made doll houses and accessories! Prior to this it had been a seasonal ski shop and antiques store as well as […]
From 1951 to 1987, city dwellers seeking relief from sultry summer days and nights might have taken a bus to a little-known part of the Catskills where they could listen to the blues and watch legendary performers take the stage to sing and dance.
The Bannerman Island Trust recently wrapped up another tour season on Pollepel Island and we made a point of tagging along to catch the ruins with a splash of late fall color.
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Summer may be here, but many of the places that recall summer in the Hudson Valley are long gone. Fortunately, we have pictures. Have a look and feel free to share your memories of summer in the HV.